State laws differ in treatment of PPP loan expenses

Business owners sighed with relief when Congress approved the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 allowing for PPP loan expenses to be deducted on federal taxes. It’s important to remember, though, that states pass their own tax laws – some of which may or may not conform to the federal tax laws. For instance, South Carolina […]

Coronavirus Relief Package allows PPP expense deduction

Congress has agreed to a deal to provide more aid to businesses and individuals as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As of this writing, the package has not been formally approved, but one of the most significant provisions for business owners is that eligible expenses used with forgiven Paycheck Protection Program funds would […]

SBA looks at ‘totality’ of borrower’s circumstances when determining need

The Small Business Administration has provided more clarity on the information requested of some PPP loan borrowers in a Loan Necessity Questionnaire. The SBA released this month PPP FAQ 53, which clarifies that the information provided on the questionnaire will help the SBA assess whether PPP loan borrowers’ certification – as required by the CARES […]

Webinar: Unpacking the latest in PPP Loan Forgiveness

We are entering the final stretches of completing applications for Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness, and we are offering a webinar to McDonald’s owner/operators to provide some updates on the process and what to expect. Since the PPP loans were introduced in the spring, there have been changes and clarification over the months to forgiveness and […]

PPP loan forgiveness FAQs released

The Small Business Administration released this week its first round of FAQs regarding the loan forgiveness process for Paycheck Protection Program Loans. These FAQs, which serve as guidance on the provisions of the CARES Act, follow closely to what we have been advising our clients already as we prepare their applications for PPP Loan forgiveness. […]